Costa Rica Surfing – (Surf Report October 20th & 21st) – We are going to give you the surf forecast for Costa Rica and we have Costa Rica surf pics. There are going to be fun sets on the Pacific side & the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We have also added surf video from Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica.
North Costa Rica & Central Costa Rica & South Costa Rica Forecast for the Pacific
FRIDAY: Partially shadowed SW swell shows mainly chest to shoulder high sets at good breaks Thursday with less consistent head/head+ peaks possible at standouts. Similar sized surf starts Friday before a new SSW swell brings bigger peaks at long period focal points in the afternoon/evening.
WEATHER/WIND: A weak diurnal pattern continues for the region. That sets up mainly light/variable wind for the mornings, followed by light to locally moderate onshore sea-breeze each afternoon. Keep an eye on the Central America Hi Res Winds when planning your session.
Friday 10/20 – 3-5ft – waist to head high – Old SW swell drops out. Long period new SSW swell picks up through the afternoon/evening, showing more size late.
Saturday 10/21 – 4-7ft – shoulder high to 2 ft overhead – SSW swell builds to it’s peak in the PM.
Video of the Surf at Playa Hermosa – Equipment From Reel Cameras
Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the next few days. Light west winds with a slight chop until Saturday. Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the early part of next week. Light and variable west winds later and switching to the northwest.
Friday 10/20 – 4-5ft – Shoulder to head – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast holding during the day. Light and variable west winds all day and switching to the northwest.
Saturday 10/21 – 3-4ft – Knee to shoulder – Small short period wind waves from the east-northeast rising slightly later in the day. Light and variable west winds all day and switching to the northwest.
Now Some Costa Rica Surf Pics (Photos Taken By Una Ola Surf Camp (unaola.com)